a small building where tools are stored, often in the backyard of a house.

Origin of toolshed

First recorded in 1830–40; tool + shed1
Also called toolhouse. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for tool shed

tool shed


a small shed in the garden or yard of a house used for storing tools, esp those for gardening
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